RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – August 6, 2013

TODAY: Putin real estate whistleblowers sentenced; Prokhorov’s party withdrawn from Yaroslavl elections; support for acting Moscow Mayor stays constant, Navalny’s campaign donations under scrutiny; Olympics row over antigay laws continues; new detention centres for migrants now that Moscow is full. Four Krasnodar environmental activists who made allegations about President Vladimir Putin’s real estate assets in […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 3, 2013

TODAY: Amnesty accuses Russia of unlawfully transferring wanted persons; Snowden withdraws Russian asylum request; Maduro leaves Kremlin with oil deals; Rosneft completes takeover of Itera; Mayor of Yaroslavl detained; amnesty for financial criminals to take effect next year; OSCE urges resumption of U.S.-Russia adoptions; terrorist calls for followers to stop Olympics. Amnesty International has accused […]